Jazz & Blues

Suzzanne Douglas in the SOPAC LoftSunday, October 21 at 7:30PM

Jazz vocalist, composer, and award- winning actress Suzzanne Douglas celebrates the Jazz greats Parker and Monk with new arrangements and original compositions. With her selection ...
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Lionel Hampton Big Band presented by the Seton Hall University Arts CouncilTuesday, October 30 at 7:30PM

African-American Jazz great Lionel Hampton popularized the vibraphone and played with the racially integrated Benny Goodman Quartet before becoming a successful bandleader in his o...
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The United States Army Veterans Band presented by the Seton Hall University Arts CouncilTuesday, November 6 at 7:30PM

The United States Army Veterans Band will march on SOPAC and present a musical salute to the Swing Era of Jazz in addition to other popular Jazz styles. Come and cheer on the Unite...
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Dana Fuchs Duo In the LoftSunday, November 25 at 7:30PM

It takes a brave artist to rip it up and start again. Anyone who has followed the life and times of Dana Fuchs will know this fearless New Yorker has always broken the boundaries i...
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The Klezmatics “Happy Joyous Hanukkah, Lyrics by Woody Guthrie”Thursday, November 29 at 7:30PM

The Klezmatics are world-renowned Grammy-winning klezmer superstars. Join them in celebration of the Festival of Lights with “Happy Joyous Hanukkah, Lyrics by Woody Guthrie.” Y...
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Giants of Jazz Honoring Claudio RoditiSaturday, December 1 at 8PM

The annual Giants of Jazz concert will celebrate its 21st year by honoring the great Brazilian trumpet master Claudio Roditi.The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, Paquito D`Rivera...
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Garland Jeffreys Trio In the LoftFriday, December 28 at 8PM

The legendary Garland Jeffreys doesn’t fit into neat little boxes: his thoughtful, passionate songs mix New Wave, Soul, Reggae, Garage Rock, Doo-wop and Latin influences to creat...
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Aaron Neville DuoSaturday, January 12 at 8PM

New Orleans-born Aaron Neville brings his unmistakable sound, heard in classic ballads like “Tell It Like It Is” and “Don’t Know Much” – his hit duo with Linda Ronstadt...
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Juilliard @ SOPAC: Juilliard Jazz EnsembleSunday, February 24 at 3PM

Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, under the leadership of Juilliard alumni Wynton Marsalis, director, and Aaron Flagg, chair and associate director, offers bachelor’s and master’s degre...
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The SubdudesThursday, March 7 at 7:30PM

Dive in to the musical gumbo of The Subdudes this Mardi Gras carnival season. This native New Orleans Roots Rock group serves up an irresistible blend of Folk, swamp Pop, New Orlea...
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Seton Hall University Alumni Jazz EnsembleTuesday, March 26 at 7:30PM

Seton Hall University Alumni Jazz is a marvelously entertaining ensemble of highly talented and passionate young jazz artists who are led by Hanniel Dossous, pianist, and Steve Smi...
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The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz EnsembleTuesday, April 9 at 7:30PM

Tickets: $5 in advance, Free day of show The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, highly acclaimed by the University and the community for its energetic, entertaining and ...
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John Pizzarelli- A Centennial Celebration of Nat King ColeSaturday, April 13 at 8PM

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing Jazz.” The Toronto ...
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